Honeywell acquires Fire Sentry Corporation, manufacturer of fire detection and control products
Published on 7 February 2012
Honeywell acquired Fire Sentry Corporation, a privately-held manufacturer of innovative fire detection and control products for a broad range of industrial markets. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Based in Yorba Linda, California, Fire Sentry’s product portfolio consists of fast-responding electro-optical flame detectors, portable test lamps, and dedicated control panels that are used by customers in industrial settings such as petrochemical, semiconductor, paint booth/finishing, automobile airbags, and munitions plants. Fire Sentry’s products are designed to ensure rapid, accurate, and reliable detection of both hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon fires within a single device.
The acquisition will help Honeywell significantly expand its gas and flame detection, and monitoring solutions and builds on the company’s acquisitions of System Sensor in 1984 and Zellweger Analytics in 2005 among other important acquisitions in the gas detection arena. The company will be integrated into Honeywell Life Safety and will extend significant synergies in distribution channels, vertical end-markets, and global end-users.
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